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Synonyms for man
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. man, adult male(noun)

    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

    "there were two women and six men on the bus"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  2. serviceman, military man, man, military personnel(noun)

    someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

    "two men stood sentry duty"

    Synonyms:
    troops, military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, valet, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, soldiery, homo, human, humanity, piece, mankind, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  3. man(noun)

    the generic use of the word to refer to any human being

    "it was every man for himself"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  4. homo, man, human being, human(noun)

    any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, homosexual, homophile, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male, gay, human race

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  5. man(noun)

    a male subordinate

    "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  6. man(noun)

    an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)

    "the army will make a man of you"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  7. valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, man(noun)

    a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

    "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, valet, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, human, humanity, piece, mankind, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  8. man(noun)

    a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman

    "she takes good care of her man"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  9. Man, Isle of Man(noun)

    one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  10. man, piece(noun)

    game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games

    "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"

    Synonyms:
    small-arm, humans, humanity, military personnel, homo, piece, human race, piece of music, objet d'art, slice, bit, firearm, valet, humankind, part, serviceman, patch, adult male, human beings, world, human being, spell, composition, valet de chambre, while, art object, gentleman, human, military man, opus, gentleman's gentleman, mankind, musical composition

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  11. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man(verb)

    all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

    "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

    Synonyms:
    cosmos, humans, globe, humanity, military personnel, homo, universe, piece, populace, existence, valet, humankind, human race, public, earth, reality, adult male, humanness, worldly concern, human beings, world, macrocosm, human being, valet de chambre, domain, gentleman, human, serviceman, military man, gentleman's gentleman, mankind, manhood, earthly concern, creation

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  12. man(verb)

    take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place

    "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  13. man(verb)

    provide with workers

    "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths"

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. man

    Synonyms:
    angel, inanimate object, matter, mind, mineral, soul, spirit, substance (material), vegetable

    Antonyms:
    animal, beast, brute, fauna, living creature, living organism, sentient being

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. man(n.)

    Synonyms:
    person, individual, body, somebody, one, personage, soul, living soul, some one, human being

  2. man(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mankind, the human race

  3. man(n.)

    Synonyms:
    male person

  4. man(n.)

    Synonyms:
    adult male

  5. man(n.)

    Synonyms:
    piece (as chess, draughts, &c.)

  6. man(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    furnish with men, supply with hands

How to pronounce man?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say man in sign language?

  1. man

How to use man in a sentence?

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Man proposes, God disposes is not the matter, the matter is what man possesses.

  2. Horace:

    You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.

  3. Evelyn Yang:

    That's what's very painful is knowing that what happened to me could have been prevented, can you imagine the audacity of man who... continues to do this after being arrested? It's like he knew that he wouldn't face any repercussions, that he was protected.

  4. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    SHOW ME;~ ~ ~ ~ ~ SHOW me a man whom KNOWS NOT, that he KNOWS NOT; He is a novitiate, Inspire him: ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ SHOW me a man whom KNOWS . . . . that he KNOWS NOT; He is a student, Teach him. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ SHOW me a man whom KNOWS that he KNOWS, and KNOWS that he KNOWS that he KNOWS; He is a MASTER, FOLLOW Him! f.m.Faber Jr

  5. Francis Bacon:

    Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.


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